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Names, Naming, and the Law, Onomastics, Identity, Power, and Policy, edited by I. M. Nick

Table Of Contents
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- List of illustrations -- Abbreviations -- List of contributors -- 1. Names, Naming, Identity and the Law: A Basic Introduction -- 2. Patrilineal Bias in the Adoption of Surnames following Marriage in the United Kingdom and the United States -- 3. Naming, Expressive Interests, and the Law: The Implications of Governmental Form Design -- 4. Laws and Policies Regulating Personal Names and Transgender and Gender Diverse Identities in the US and Canada -- 5. Both And vs. Either Or: The Challenge of Official Names and Naming for the US Census in Multicultural America -- 6. Applied Toponymy in the United States: A Compendium of the History and Policy Development of Geographic Names and Naming -- 7. Toponomy and Law: Neighborhood Names in Legal Perspective -- 8. The Law on Geographical Indications and Traditional Food Names: Protecting Local and Regional Interests in a Global Arena -- 9. From Fluoxetine to Prozac®: How the Pharmaceutical Industry Builds Brand Identity through Prescription Drug Naming -- 10. Naming Unnamed Diseases: Governmental Policies, Historical Practices, and Identity Repercussions -- 11. The Name of the Rose (and Everything Else): How Codes and Practices in Naming Biological Species Reflect Cultural Identities -- 12. Names, Identity Interests, US American Trademark Law, and Collective Face -- 13. What's in a Name? Linguistic and Legal Aspects of Company Names, Product and Service Names, Trademarks, and Brands -- Index
Literary Form
non fiction
First edition.
Physical Description
1 online resource (267 pages), illustrations.
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